NY communities participating in outdoor music events

New York City, Syracuse and four other New York localities are among the more than two dozen U.S. cities hosting an annual winter outdoor music event
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No. 2 UConn tunes up for Irish by routing No. 16 DePaul

Napheesa Collier scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as No. 2 UConn passed its first test of the season against a ranked opponent by routing No. 16 DePaul
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Police officer rescues chicken from fire

A police officer who saved a chicken from becoming a roaster is taking a ribbing from his fellow officers
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Retaining wall collapses in NY suburb; no injuries reported

Authorities say a roughly 50-foot-tall (15-meter-tall) retaining wall collapsed onto a commercial property in suburban New York and spurred the evacuation of so
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Darnold solid in spotlight during Jets scrimmage at Rutgers

Sam Darnold got plenty of work in the spotlight _ and under the lights _ in the New York Jets' annual scrimmage
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Why Do Bagels Have Holes?

There are quite a few explanations out there for the hole in the middle of a bagel, one of those foods that you absolutely need to try when in New York City. In
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The Best Pizza in America Has No Tomato Sauce - or Mozzarella

We' ve published this ranking since 2013, and nearly every year one pizza has risen to the top of the pack: the clam pie from the legendary Frank Pepe in New Ha
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The Secrets to a New York City Bagel

There are multiple theories as to why New York City bagels are the gold standard. Some people will tell you it' s the perfect calcium-to-magnesium ratio of the
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Little Caesars to Deliver Pizza Nationwide for the First Time Ever

For the first time ever in the company' s 60- year history, Little Caesars will offer delivery service nationwide through a partnership with DoorDash- and there
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Chipotle Rolls Out 'Supergreens' Salad Mix and Whole30-Compliant Chicken

Chipotle is kicking off the new year by ditching its romaine-only salad base for a new "supergreens" mix made with romaine, baby kale and baby spinach. Just in
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Yoplait Launches New Yogurt With 'Just 3' Ingredients

Yoplait is launching a new yogurt, and it's super simple. The Most Iconic Breakfast Foods in America. Just 3 isn' t widely available just yet, but a quick searc
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Why do we drop a ball on New Year's Eve?

On Dec. 31, 1907, a 700-pound wood and iron ball wrapped in 100 25-watt lightbulbs descended from a flagpole above Times Tower in New York City. Once the clock
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Why I Stopped Celebrating New Year's Eve, and Why You Should Too

Look no further than the annual Times Square ball drop: Year after year, an estimated 1 million people gather in Midtown Manhattan from all over the world to se
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How a fireworks ban led to the first Times Square Ball Drop

In 1801, Trinity Church in Lower Manhattan noted a payment of 8 pounds to the "Persons who rang the Bells on New Year's Day." Forty-five years later, the church
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This Christmas Icon Just Turned 80

During the holiday season, countless films and songs tell us to be jolly and show gratitude. In 1939, 130 years after Irving' s book was released, Robert L. May
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Budweiser Is Creating the World's Longest 'Whassup' Chain on Instagram

The ad, which debuted during Monday Night Football in 1999, is moving from the small screen to the even smaller screen- and the house phone to the cell phone- a
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This U.S. travel destination is insanely affordable

Every once in a while we dream of packing our bags and taking to the sky for a brand new adventure. But with hotel rates, flights and eating expenses to conside
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This is the Most Expensive Restaurant in America

The Best Steakhouse in Every State. Masa, which is located in Manhattan' s Columbus Circle neighborhood, is this type of restaurant. Under the purview of master
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BJ's New Private-Label Vodka Makes the Perfect Bloody Mary

BJ' s Wholesale Club, which sells bulk items just like Sam' s Club and Costco, recently launched an exclusive line of spirits under its private label, Wellsley
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The worst ice storm in American history caused billions in damage

One of the most deadly and most devastating American winter storms in recent memory was the Great Ice Storm of 1998 which lasted from January 5 through January
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This is how much it costs to put on the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Since it began in 1924, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has cemented itself as the quintessential way that many Americans officially ring in the holiday seas
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Review: Trader Joe's Butternut Squash Pizza Crust Is a Gluten-Free Dream

It was a miserably rainy evening in New York City when I stopped by my local Trader Joe's to replenish my vacant fridge with too-heavy bags of fresh produce. My
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Pizza Hut's Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizza Is Back

Pizza Hut debuted its Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizza in 2016 and, three years later, it' s back on menus nationwide. The appetizer/pizza hybrid features 16 garlic k
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